Hello friends! In the middle of this pandemic summer, it’s been a surprising gift to have Hamilton lyrics running through our heads. (You too?) Almost
Hello friends! How are you enjoying the 5th month “summer”? In our house, we’ve found more of a rhythm now. Masks are the norm when we go
I (Carrie) now have a Little Free Library in my front yard. I’ve wanted one for at least a decade, and this was the year
Using our imagination for better things than WORRY A little story from Carrie: From the day my youngest daughter Anna was born, I have been
Some things (like growing writers) take time Once I (Carrie) visited Red Butte Garden (this amazing garden in Salt Lake City) during the off season.
There is little we can do to control the climate of the world right now, but still lots we can do to influence the climate
We’ve spent the past couple of weeks encouraging writing friends to buy our Writing Station in the name of keeping young writers organized. And YES
A very common mistake we see teachers and parents make is feeling responsible for figuring out what children are going to write about. From our
We both grew up with dads who were crazy about sports. They taught us not to “call a game too early.” The record books are
This year, we have listened to so many beautiful stories from our Box writers. There have been stories of dragons and hedgehogs and babysitting adventures.
We love answering questions about our Writer’s Box and considering ways to help families make the most of the Writer’s Box experience. This week, a
Immediately after President Biden’s inaugural address, 22-year-old Amanda Gorman was introduced as the National Youth Poet Laureate. She mesmerized the nation with her poem, “Hill
St Patrick’s Day Writing Prompts Weaving the holidays into a school day is a fun way to celebrate and keep academics moving forward. If you’ve
Does your child struggle with handwriting? Every summer, we have at least one parent ask us to please not say anything about their child’s poor
Today my oldest daughter Lauren spoke to my youngest daughter’s English class about her work as a copywriter for an ad agency. She graduated from